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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Robert Gates' book, from the two, or three snippets I've seen so far confirms what an America-hatin piece of **** Obama really is.
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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    It is interesting how the President's political enemies can so easily switch from saying the national news media is nothing more than the "propaganda arm" of the Administration and the Dems - never to be believed - but as soon as a story comes out that is the least bit negative about the President, they believe every word. And then the usual suspects amplify the noise with selective quotes and 'analysis'
    It would be interesting if you could name one "negative" story about Obama that was initiated by the "national news media" other than FOX. Seems to me, and I'm admittedly biased, the "national news media" is dragged kicking and screaming into covering anything negative about Obama, usually because it's pushed by FOX news or some conservative blog and can't be ignored or discounted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    It would be interesting if you could name one "negative" story about Obama that was initiated by the "national news media" other than FOX. Seems to me, and I'm admittedly biased, the "national news media" is dragged kicking and screaming into covering anything negative about Obama, usually because it's pushed by FOX news or some conservative blog and can't be ignored or discounted.
    The story that is the subject of this thread: The first articles came from the Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    The story that is the subject of this thread: The first articles came from the Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
    Sorry, regurgitating what someone else wrote is not "initiating" a story.
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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    Here are a couple more quotes from Gates' bookn Now we can wait and see if the President's enemies will ever note that last statement of former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
    The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Has Robert Gates Become One of Us?

    we've already seen Obama is an interventionist, same as Bush.

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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Robert Gates' book, from the two, or three snippets I've seen so far confirms what an America-hatin piece of **** Obama really is.

    Seems like you are only reading the "snippets" you agree with

    Gates calls the president's decision to order Navy SEALs to raid a house in Pakistan believed to be the hiding place of Osama bin Laden "one of the most courageous decisions I had ever witnessed in the White House."

    "I never doubted Obama's support for the troops, only his support for their mission," Gates writes in the book, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War,"

    In his final chapter, Mr. Gates makes clear his verdict on the president’s overall Afghan strategy: “I believe Obama was right in each of these decisions.”
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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    It is interesting how the President's political enemies can so easily switch from saying the national news media is nothing more than the "propaganda arm" of the Administration and the Dems - never to be believed - but as soon as a story comes out that is the least bit negative about the President, they believe every word. And then the usual suspects amplify the noise with selective quotes and 'analysis'
    Right. This is the perennial problem with partisans. All partisans, died in the wool of their party, no objectivity. They probably won't be acknowledging the praise RG has for Obama, little as it is, his being a republican and all. Also, if all factors were reversed, Gates was a retired SecDef and liberal democrat, the president was a conservative republican, still in office and still involved in the A-Stan war and the liberal criticised him, exposed his hatred (which shows weakness in the coalition) for Kharzi, they would be screaming about how he was damaging the effort, aiding the enemy and jeopardising the troops. But real partisans, never see this.

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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    Here are a couple more quotes from Gates' book








    Now we can wait and see if the President's enemies will ever note that last statement of former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
    Don't hold your breath on that one.

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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    Seems like you are only reading the "snippets" you agree with

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    Re: Gates - Obama Fed Propaganda

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Robert Gates' book, from the two, or three snippets I've seen so far confirms what an America-hatin piece of **** Obama really is.
    Can you post for us the snippet where Gates says that?

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